Sip Sip (s[i^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sipped} (s[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sipping}.] [OE. sippen; akin to OD. sippen, and AS. s?pan to sip, suck up, drink. See {Sup}, v. t.] 1. To drink or imbibe in small quantities; especially, to take in with the lips in small quantities, as a liquid; as, to sip tea. ``Every herb that sips the dew.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To draw into the mouth; to suck up; as, a bee sips nectar from the flowers. [1913 Webster]

3. To taste the liquor of; to drink out of. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

They skim the floods, and sip the purple flowers. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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